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Millions of Data Breaches: How Can You Protect Your Data?

Since 2005, there have been a staggering 535,267,233 records of data breaches by various means in the United States alone. What is even scarier is that this number may be significantly higher, since many data breaches that have occurred are not reported. Identity theft is at an all-time high and government agencies and security companies[…Read More]

Advocate Medical Group Burglary Raises Concerns Over Patient Privacy

  In a world that is becoming more digitized and where stories about pervasive NSA surveillance steal headlines for weeks on end, there is a growing concern about personal data security. Consumers tend to be cautious about sharing their personal information, but when it comes to trusted institutions like health care organizations, the same level[…Read More]